Diwali

Photo: Indu Harikumar Diwali = Hindu festival of lights, held in the period October to November 2018 dates: November 7 in North India and November 6 in South India and Singapore Elsewhere on the Web What a wonderful Diwali – Flickr Photos Twitter Moment Happy Diwali Happy Diwali! 🕯 Wikipedia Diwali Planeta.com India India Links …

Kerala Floods 2018

August, 2018 Kerala, India – The popular tourist destination in southern India has been battling heavy rains for over a week, which has left many parts of the state submerged in floodwaters. Since the onset of monsoon on May 29 this year, 264 people have died. The international airport at Kochi has suspended operations and …

India Independence Day

India flag Wikipedia: Independence Day is annually celebrated on August 15, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on August 15, 1947, the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. Elsewhere on the Web https://indianexpress.com/article/trending/trending-in-india/independence-day-2018-reactions-live-updates-72nd-indian-independence-day-5306799 http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/celebrate-indias-independence-day-with-this-anthemic-playlist Quotes It shall …

Hyderabad

Photo Basic Facts founded: 1591 elevation: 544 meters location: 17 27N, 078 28E Lots to see – Chowmahallah Palace, Charminar, Laad Bazaar, Birla Mandir Temple, several museums, but best of all is Golconda Fort and the neighbouring Qutb Shah tombs just outside the city. Great food, too, with the local favorite chicken biryani Time Current …

Rajasthan

Rajasthan is India’s largest state by area (342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4% of India’s total area). It is located on the north-western side of the country, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert (also known as the “Rajasthan Desert” and “Great Indian Desert”) and shares a border with …

Bangalore

Photo   Wikipedia Bangalore Headlines http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/Enough-is-enough-Bengalureans-reject-15-year-master-plan/articleshow/56840123.cms? Elsewhere on the Web http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in http://thealternative.in/travel/100-new-ways-to-see-bangalore-contest http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore http://thealternative.in/environment/the-city-of-trees-organizing-the-bangalore-tree-festival http://www.wonobo.com/bangalore http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/7-reasons-why-bangalore-is-leading-the-cycling-revolution-in-india Flickr Bangalore Embedded Tweets Street Food Special: Where are you heading for your Iftar feast in Bangalore?http://t.co/nx7nivwH7X pic.twitter.com/06VOVDmub3 — The Alternative (@_thealternative) June 20, 2015 Planeta.com India India Links Cities

Wild India

India flag Planeta.com’s spotlight on the biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas in India Headlines http://biographic.com/posts/sto/birds-eye-view – https://twitter.com/biographic The wildlife map of India – Green Humour – @thetoonguy Into the wild, a map every Indian must see Tigers http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/74-tiger-deaths-since-January-drive-home-poaching-other-threats/articleshow/52965875.cms MoEF preparing guidelines to protect tiger corridors – @dna Is India selling out its tigers? Tiger …

India Links

India Flag Links related to India presented in somewhat random fashion: Celebrating India Independence Day India Independence Day Current Time in India Hyderabad Time If it is 4pm in New Delhi, what time is it elsewhere? Indian_Standard_Time Headlines http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article7974733.ece http://mashable.com/2015/07/29/india-population-growth-un/ http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/zkWElRFBaSF4w1viA3iVRI/How-Kerala-got-its-tourism-story-right-and-wrong.html – http://outbounding.org/articles/view/how-kerala-got-its-tourism-story-right-and-wrong-livemint Economic Impact of Responsible Tourism in Kerala http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/opinion/2014/12/23/saving-ganga-will-require-planning-and-partnership http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Visa-on-arrival-for-American-citizens-may-boost-tourism/articleshow/44434211.cms Shripad Naik launches …

India

Photo: Urban lagoon in Hyderabad India is bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east, Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. New Dehli is the national capital. 2018 Kerala …